- Vitor Cardoso, leader of the strong gravity group at IST, was a Visiting Professor at Sapienza in December and January; some weeks ago he gave a talk on "Black holes as laboratories of fundamental physics"
- Thomas Sotiriou, leader of the gravity group "Challenging General Relativity" at Nottingham University, visited our group during the last week of January and gave a talk on "Lorentz violations, causality, and black holes".
|Group picture taken  after a goodbye social dinner in the historical center of Rome. |
From the left to the right: Leonardo, Thomas, Vitor, Paolo, Ana and Leonardo Macelloni (an old friend from the University of Mississippi who I met at the time of my first moka machine)
 By chance, this picture was taken by the bodyguard of President of the Senate Renato Schifani, who was passing by while we were looking for a random photographer.